INFCIRC/908: Joint Statement on Mitigating Insider Threats

What is INFCIRC/908?

In short, Information Circular 908 (INFCIRC/908) is a joint statement issued in 2016 that seeks to build awareness of an acknowledgement that the insider threat is credible and that it poses a serious threat to the security of nuclear and other radioactive materials. As outlined in INFCIRC/908, subscribing nations commit to:

  • Support the IAEA to develop and implement an advanced, practitioner-level training course on insider threat mitigation, and
  • Implement measures to mitigate insider risk by taking a risk-informed, graded approach
See INFCIRC/908

Benefits of Subscribing

  • INFCIRC/908 provides the foundation for organizing and advancing the international community‚Äôs efforts in insider threat mitigation for nuclear security.
  • INFCIRC/908 commitments advance key elements of the global nuclear security architecture with leader-endorsed momentum.
  • Many countries already meet INFCIRC/908 commitments and deserve international recognition for their efforts and achievements in mitigating insider threats.
  • INFCIRC/908-sponsoring countries promote leadership opportunities for subscribing countries to showcase their expertise in insider threat mitigation for nuclear security.

Subscribing Nations

More than 30 nations have joined the effort to mitigate insider threats by adopting a risk-informed, graded approach to protecting nuclear and other radioactive materials and facilities.

Armenia

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Chile

Czech Republic

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Hungary

Israel

Italy

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Lithuania

Malaysia

Mexico

Morocco

Netherlands

Nigeria

Norway

Republic of Korea

Romania

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Thailand

Ukraine

United Kingdom

United States

Interpol

Sponsored by: National Nuclear Security Administration Federal Agency for Nuclear Control